Table 4

Summary of metabolite variations induced by SWCNTs in lipid-soluble rat liver tissue extract
Chemical shift (δ, ppm) Metabolites SWCNTs-L group SWCNTs-M group SWCNTs-H group
0.66 Total cholesterol
0.89 Total cholesterol + PUFA (CH3)
1.05-1.18 Cholesterol
1.26 Lipids (-CH2-CH2-CH2-)
1.51 Cholesterol
1.58 Lipids (CH2CH2CO) ↓/- ↑/- ↓/-
1.82 Cholesterol
2.00 PUFA (CH=CH-CH2-CH=CH) FA (CH=CH-CH2-CH=CH) ↓/-
2.76 PUFA (=CH-CH2-CH-)
3.30 Phosphatidylcholine (Me3N+-)
4.27 Glycerol in PC/PE/TG -

PUFA, polyunsaturated fatty acid; FA, fatty acid. Down arrow indicates decrease; up arrow indicates increase; and a hyphen means no change, compared to control.

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Lin et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:236   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-236

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